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Irving Penn
'MAN LIGHTING GIRL'S CIGARETTE (NEW YORK)'
Estimate
70,000100,000
LOT SOLD. 125,000 USD
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9
Irving Penn
'MAN LIGHTING GIRL'S CIGARETTE (NEW YORK)'
Estimate
70,000100,000
LOT SOLD. 125,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

A Beautiful Life: Photographs from the Collection of Leland Hirsch

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New York

Irving Penn
1917-2009
'MAN LIGHTING GIRL'S CIGARETTE (NEW YORK)'
selenium-toned, signed, initialed, titled, dated, and annotated in pencil and stamped on the reverse, framed, a Norton Museum of Art exhibition label on the reverse, 1949, printed in 1983, one from an edition of no more than 8 gelatin silver prints
19 1/8  by 20 1/4  in. (48.6 by 51.4 cm.)
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Provenance

Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, 2004

Literature

John Szarkowski, Irving Penn (New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1984), pl. 40

Merry A. Foresta and William F. Stapp, Irving Penn. Master Images (The Collections of the National Museum of American Art and the National Portrait Gallery) (Washington, D. C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1990), pl. 14

Irving Penn, Passage: A Work Record (New York, 1991), p. 77

Maria Morris Hambourg and Jeff Rosenheim, Irving Penn: Centennial (New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2017), pl. 34

Catalogue Note

‘I always felt we were selling dreams, not clothes.’ – Irving Penn

A Beautiful Life: Photographs from the Collection of Leland Hirsch

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New York